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the scene with more on the huge mess this is causing. >> a huge mess, not for one but two. this happened right where 95 south passes over 695 south. miles and miles of backups. inspectors right now, examining this overpass back here, after a bizarre accident this afternoon. >> crews hard at work, removing an overhead highway sign, damaged in an accident. involving this massive flat bed truck. state police explaining how it all unfolded on 695; when the truck struck an overpass. >> the driver apparently failed to lower part of the excavator. and when he came under this tridge -- bridge, the boom of the excavator damaged the highway sign. struck the bridge. the operator continued on through and pulled to the side of the road. >> it is really unbelievable. >> reporter: the accident, a big scare to patricia charles
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and her husband, who were driving next to the truck when it struck the overpass. >> at the time when they hit it, the chain on the back hoe came around towards the front window of our car. the husband, who was driving, he kind of swerved to the left to avoid it. but it did hit the car. nobody was hurt physically. the damage was to the bridge of the car. >> that accident snarling traffic. two of the busiest highways at rush hour. and likely to continue through the evening, as officials inspect the bridge to make sure it has not been compromised. >> a live look from sky eye chopper 13. you can see miles, miles, miles of traffic. certainly not fo fun for the folks -- fun for the folks who are siting in traffic right now. and the inspection of this overpass is going to take another hour or two. as they try to make sure this bridge is safe and secure before they open up all of the lanes back on 95 south and here
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on 695 suth. south. meanwhile, charges are pending for the driver of that truck. >> and our complete coverage continues now with kristy breslin. she's live at wjz traffic control, with more on the backups. kristy? >> hi, vic. hi, everyone. definitely gridlock is the term for it. of course, on the southbound 95 overpass. that is where the accident occurred. and we still have the three right lanes blocked off. as you can see, just backed up for miles. gridlocked, as i said, to liberty road. it is, in fact, impacting the inner loop as well. you'll see slowing on the inner loop, from 70 to liberty road. but the major impact is on the outer loop. and as i said, at least 30 minutes to get through. if you can avoid that side of the beltway, that would definitely be the best scenario. we'll keep you up to date on the best conditions. back to you. >> wjz will continue to update the situation throughout the evening. an investigation is going
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on now, after a woman was struck by a light rail. it happened just before 7:00 this morning in lutherville. the victim is an adult female, but has not been positively identified. police say she was crossing the track but was not hit near the light rail stop. >> depressed, but pressing on. a towson doctor at the center of a massive malpractice investigation says he considers taking his own life. wjz is live. adam may has more on the revelations. adam? >> some of those patients are outraged over dr. meday's comments, saying they're suffering, not him. >> reporter: in his first extended interview since being accused of performing unnecessary medical procedures, dr. mark meday exclusively tells our media partner, the baltimore sun,. >> the human toll has been incal can you believe. >> he said, i've been suicidal at times. i've had my world stripped from me. he found himself under federal
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investigation. since then, more than 200 patients havified lawsuits. and -- have filed lawsuits lawsuits and he lost his license. >> reporter: i think he deserves everything he gets. >> vicky marshall was one who had a stent for a blocked artery that another doctor said was unclogged. >> he said that i had 10%. but he said i had 90%. >> this could go to trial next spring. >> i can't wait for a jury to rule on these cases, quite frankly. because you know, everyone that hears this is shock the, with good reason. >> reporter: meday maintains his innocence, telling the sun, i've never treated a single patient that didn't need to be treated. every one of them needed the treatment and they receive high quality care. he went on to say that public doubt has been extremely personal. >> it's been an extreme challenge to get through every day. i live it one day at a time.
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>> that attorney, jay miller, also told me tonight that he does not believe that jurors will find dr. meday very sympathetic, after they hear all of the evidence. reporting live, adam may, wjz eyewitness news remember. >> meday has filed an appeal in circuit court, hoping he'll get his medical license back. a final farewell to the campus police officer, shot and killed in a line of duty at virginia tech. mary has the latest on an emotional service. >> the funeral for officer derek kraus concluded just a short time ago. hundreds of people attended the service on campus. police officers from up and down the east coast were also on hand to pay their respects. it is still not known why 22- year-old russ ashley shot kraus during a traffic stop last thursday then took his own life. kraus leaves behind a wife and five children and started with the virginia tech police force, shortly after the 2007 massacre that left 33 people dead. >> derek kraus's family released a statement, offering
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condolences and prayers to the murdered officer's family. a routine call to police ends with a man fighting for his life. they shot a man who he says advanced toward him with a knife. mike hellgren has new information on the developing investigation. mike? >> reporter: and vic, this has been devastating on his family. police have identified the man they shot as franklin williams. he remains in critical condition tonight. >> reporter: the chaotic scene unfolded after police were spotted to a call about a family disturbance in southwest baltimore. it was on morley street, near edmondson avenue and hill parkway. when they got to the home, officers say they found franklin williams in an upstairs bedroom, holding a knife. they tried to get him to put it down, but they say he would not. so he shot him several times. >> i heard three shots. gunshotting. >> reporter: neighbor remembers hearing him cry out.
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>> he said she was in tears? >> yeah. oh, yeah. >> but her son was still alive and rushed to the hospital. police have not identified for you. >> williams' sister was shaking. >> she did tell our news partner, the sun that her brother suffers from schizophrenia and has more. >> he began to advance to police officers. police officers asked the suspect to drop the knife. he did not comply and was shot numerous times. >> this was the 11th police- involved shooting this year. internal affairs is now investigating, along with the homicide division. >> and all of that is routine. and n police-involved shooting cases. reporting live at city police headquarters, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. no officers were injured during the confrontation. a bank robbery on the campus of towson university. police say the man held up the pnc branch at the union center.
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he spotted the suspect after a short time. the money was recovered. the ravens continue to soar. their current winning streak is up 4 in a row. wjz is live at the team facility in owings mills. and sports director mark viviano has more. mark? >> reporter: well, denise, it was a convincing win over the colts. but the ravens know the road ahead appears to be more challenging. and that starts with the road game this coming sunday at san diego. >> reporter: the ravens appear to be unbeatable at home. the lonely colts came to town and got knocked around. the outcome never in doubt in a 24-10 final. a dominating defense continues to separate the ravens from the rest of the league. it has them set up to grab home field in the play-offs for a run at the super bowl. >> they're always trying to gain momentum. always trying to be as good as you can be and improve. that's really what we're trying
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to do. >> i think any time you can get them eating like they're eating, man, them jokers are trying to get them to suffer. >> we can't be satisfied. we have to keep going. we got to win number 10. and we'll be going to san diego. >> reporter: that game in san diego could be tough. and we ask you, our wjz fan cam, what worries you about san diego. >> chargers need the wild card like we need to stay in pace to finish the division now. both teams really have something to play for. >> i have have no worries. i feel very confident for the ranks to be able to take on san diego. >> concern about phillip rivers? >> they don't come out and have that 110% intensity that i know they have. and they need to bring it next week. >> now, that one fan who mentioned his concern about the secondary may be onto something. report on wjz f.m., 105.7, the
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fan, is that lardarius webb suffered a to injury. regarding that, coach harbaugh would not address that specifically. but he intimated that since webb played yesterday, he should be okay for sunday. we'll find out. more coming up later in sports. back to you for now. and big news for ravens' star quarterback joe flacco. you may remember that joe flacco got married to his high school sweetheart over the summer. the wedding pacts -- pictures became an internet sensation. tonight, he reports that his wife dana is pregnant with their first child. due date is february. a live look outside right enough. most people woke up to a thick coat of frost on the windshield. but what about tomorrow? bob has a look at the forecast. it's pretty typical this time of year. we got down to 22. our normal is around 27, 28,
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29. depending where you live. so it was a little colder. 25 in oakland. 19 in hagerstown. 24 in ocean city. now, it's going to get warmer this week. although there will be frost again tomorrow morning. and the friend will be for temperatures that go up once again. maybe a little rain down to the sout. but cold air remains trapped pretty much north of our region. and that's where it's going to stay, we think. at least for the next maybe 4 to 5 days, even into next week. looks like it's going to stay above normal. and the chances for snow here in the eastern half of the united states, between now and christmas, are very, very slim. denise? >> all right. thank you, bob. the occupy wall street movement shifts direction, as thousands of protestors tried to disrupt business at ports up and down the west coast. bigad shaban has more on one of the region's busiest docks. >> a line faced off against protestors.
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>> we want liberty. >> it's the latest tactic in the occupy wall street movement. a call to block ports along the west coast. from alaska to california. demonstrators claim the ports have become economic engines for the elite 1%. >> we think this is about labor across the board. about outsourcing the jobs. about dignified jobs. >> reporter: with reports blocked briefly by protestors, semi trucks were forced to navigate online in the pour being -- pouring rain. >> reporter: the long beach port is the second busiest in the u.s. it generates billions of dollars each year. and supports jobs. and the union workers says it doesn't support attempts to shut the area down. >> reporter: but protestors say with or without that support, their movement will gather strength. >> all that is happening is that it will occupy come back with more and more people. >> reporter: in oakland,
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hundreds picketed the port. blocking the trucks from entering the terminal. port officials say they supply 73,000 in the region. >> these are good jobs, held by real working people and working families. disrupting the port hurts them. >> here in long beach, police drove back the protestors. and while demonstrators may have delivered their message, the ports remained open for business. bigad shaban, cbs news, long beach, california. >> and hundreds of workers were sent home from work today, at ports in oakland and portland. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. >> and now, an altercation. and this is the last thing you want to see. >> melee at a college basketball game. and it may not be just suspensions for the players involved. the end of the war. can there be continued cooperation between the u.s. and iraq moving forward? a major car maker makes a major donation. i'm mary bubala. find out why toyota is giving
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millions to fund the great outdoors. and we'll keep you updated on the breaking news. major backups on the beltway, following a bridge being struck. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal.
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the u.s. >> reporter: president obama and iraqi prime minister nouri al-maliki stood side by side at arlington national cemetery, laying a wreath to remember those who died in iraq. president obama is keeping a pledge to end the almost-9-year- long war by the end of this month. >> s last american soldiers will cross the border out of iraq, with honor and with their heads held high. >> reporter: they praised the relationship between the two countries and promised continued coongz with security and fighting terrorism. >> reporter: some are concerned neighboring countries will step up pressure on iraq, after the u.s. leaves. president obama is confident that won't be a problem.
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>> i have absolutely no doubt that these decisions are being made, based on what prime minister maliki believes is best for iraq. not based on considerations of what iran would like to see. >> reporter: on the battlefield, u.s. forces are taking part in what one military officer called the biggest logistical operation since world war ii. they're handing over basises. at the white house, tara mergener, wjz eyewitness news. >> the white house also announced today, it is ready to settle more than a dozen f16 fighter jets to iraq. a public-private partnership is bringing much- needed funding to our nation's parks. mary joins us now with more. >> today in baltimore, a major announcement, from toyota, showing its commitment to more than just building cars. >> reporter: toyota is donating $3 million to the national environmental education foundation.
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it will help fund programs to enrich parks and lands across the country. >> we want to make sure that we make the smallest footprint, as possible on the environment, that we do everything to make parks like this thrive, not survive, but thrive. >> reporter: everybody, look at me. >> the announcement is made alt fort mchenry today, which best combines the outdoors, education and history into one big lesson for students. >> this donation is going to unleash the power of friends, friends groups like the friends of fort mchenry, and friends groups all over this country, cho are -- who are going to benefit now and support their public lands and bring out volunteers and host events throughout the country. >> reporter: part of the $3 million donated by toyota was given away right away to a local organization. >> reporter: the living classroom foundation is awarded a $5,000 grant. it's what president obama envisioned when he started america's great outdoors initiative, which is part of
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this program. >> this will provide kids an opportunity to get hands-on learning about their environment and learn to love it and appreciate it and make sure they're doing everything they can to protect them. >> reporter: and toyota has been working with the national environmental education foundation for more than a decade. denise, back to you. >> thank you very much, mary. time now to check in with bob. actually, you have a day coming up this week. >> actually, it was a little chilly this morning. we had a little sun. then clouds come in. we have a warmup on the way, though. that's the good news, i guess. or the bad news, depending on how you look at things. 36 right now. no wind at all. the barometer holding steady. come back and take a look at the warmup after this.
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all right. look outside right now. very chilly this morning. wasn't too bad midday, though. >> without the wind, does really make a difference. really didn't have the wind chill today. but it was awfully cold this morning. as we showed you. got to 22 at the airport. that's the oldest morning so far this late fall, early winter season. normal low is still around 28,
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29. take a look. we're back in the 30s here. 32, freezing in oakland. 34 in cumberland. and 39 at easton. and locally, temperatures dropping back into the 30s, which is once again pretty close to normal. annapolis and d.c. still at 43. and kent island by the bay. 46, 22 today. normal average on this date would be 46. and our normal low would be 29 at the airport. 71 and 10 are the records. so it's quite a range. look at that. 60-degree difference. right now, no wind here at all. now, the arrows show north. generally, we've seen a light, southerly flow today. tomorrow, very light flow again. no major wind to deal with. there's been rain across the carolinas. north florida. in fact, jacksonville had almost 3 inches of rain today. that's a stalled-out front. the next will be the low pressure that caused rain in l.a. today. some snow in the mountains in the southwest.
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that's moving up toward kansas. may cause snow in kansas. that's going to pass across the great lakes. when that happens, here in the eastern half of the country, because that low is to the west, the circulation around the low brings milder air up ahead of it. that storm track does not favor cold weather here in the east. in fact, here comes that mild air here once again. near 50 or so. thursday, we may get to 60 degrees. there may be a few showers. and it will cool down by the end of the week. but mild temperatures once again this week. noacialts west winds on the bay at 5 to 10. bay temp, around 48 degrees. tonight, then, there be clouds early. it will clear out. 29 by morning. normal. tomorrow, 52. with some patchy clouds. but all in all, another very nice and milder day. with temperatures running 6 degrees above average again tomorrow. >> above average. >> no complaints here. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. understanding autism.
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why researchers are looking into the eyes of children for answers. i'm alex demetrick. coming up, pitching maryland to one of the world's biggest markets. that story as eyewitness news continues. and beltway backups. a live update on the mess after a bridge was struck by an oversized truck. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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we're seconds away from 6:30. 36 degrees. mostly clear. good evening, everyone. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. an absolute mess on the beltway. several lanes shut down near interstate 95, after a truck with an oversized load strikes an overpass. wjz is live from sky eye chopper 13. >> we have good news for you, vic, and everyone. the state highway administration has apparently included their inspection of the underside of this overpass of 95. this is 695. at baltimore county. they have opened all three lanes of the outer loop at this time. there is still a significant line of traffic. but things are now moving quite
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quickly through this scene. now, one lane of southbound i- 95, does remain closed at this hour. state highway administration officials are still going to come back and reinspect that girder that struck the sign and the girder underneath the bridge. and they expect later this evening, well after rush shower, they will have to close close an additional lane of 95. to allow them to continue to inspect where that girder was damaged. but the good news is, the outer loop is completely open at this time. traffic begin -- beginning to move on the southwest side.
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let's check in now with crifortsy breslin at wjz traffic control. finally, good news. and that really tied things up today. as captain mike had told you, all lanes had been reopened. traffic is still slow, back to liberty road. but it's picking up at a rapid speed. so if you do need to get on the outer loop of the beltway, you'll probably be in good shape within the 10 or 15 minutes or so. as far as the inner loop goes, the delay on the inner loop side has completely cleared up. everything smooth sailing. it's been quite a day on the beltway. but good news is, it looks like things are back to their way to being back to normal. >> we'll have the latest on the investigation tomorrow. jerry sandusky will face some of the people people who are accusing him of -- hor end
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usous acts. the preliminary hearing will be the public's first chance to hear directly from some of the young men who claim sandusky sexually abused them. jerry san dunky will be there with his lawyer, too. and his attorney says -- >> he's dreading it, as you can imagine. he's going to have to sit in a courtroom. including members of his family and friends, who are going to listen to some of these young men say horrific things occurred between them and jerry. >> and a key prosecution witness is also scheduled to tchtd. -- testify. mike mcqueary told a grand jury in 2002, he saw sandusky in a locker room shower in the penn state campus, sexually assaulting a young boy. according to the grand jury report, he says he saw a boy he estimated to be 10 years old, with his hands up against the
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wall, being raped pie a nake -- by a naked sandusky. but a new report raises new questions about whether mcqueary may have told a different story back then. the harrisburg patriot news says after the incident, mcqueary went to his father's home, where a family friend, dr. jonathan dranoff was also present. the newspaper said that dranoff reportedly said at the time, mcqueary heard sex sounds, saw a young boy stick his head around the corner and an adult arm reached around and pulled the boy back. the paper said dranoff told grand jurors, he asked mcqueary several times if he saw anything sexual. and several times, mcqueary said no. >> now, no cameras will be allowed in the courtroom. more fallout tonight from the massive brawl that broke out during during a college basketball game in ohio. >> a prosecutor says he will consider criminal charges from the wild fight between city
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rivals. this was the scene saturday afternoon, with just seconds left in the game between cincinnati and xavier. a number of players exchanged punches, leaving some players bloody. the county prosecutor says he will look at video of the melee and talk to witnesses before deciding if any charges will be filed. for their part, each team has suspended four players for varying amounts of the games. both schools are calling the incident a black eye for their universities. vic? >> the two schools in cincinnati are only three miles apart. baltimore police release a composet sketch -- composite sketch in a robbery. police say this man, and a second suspect, walked up to two men and asked them for a light for a cigarette. that is when they tried to rob the victims, during which, one man was stabbed several times. well, the man accused of a string of robberies remains behind bars tonight. 29-year-old richard peta way, is charged with five counts of
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armed robbery for robbing a number of good will stores in baltimore county. police say he used to work at the pedonia good will in cockeys victim. and he targeted the store because he knew how it operated. millions of dollars in business deals, from maryland firms. alex demetrick reports, it's a foreign market that has been rapidly growing and shows no sign of slowing down. >> my traveling partner, how are you doing? >> reporter: actually, it was more than just one traveling partner. a couple dozen of the 100 maryland businesses, educators and government agencies that took a trip to india tallied up the take of a trade mission. >> we signed nearly $60 million in business deals. for our state. and there are several additional deals worth millions more that we are still working on and still coming in. >> reporter: while in india, eight maryland firms signed deals with government agencies and private businesses. >> reporter: and what india is buying from maryland extends to
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biomedical services, to curriculum, for a massive expansion in higher education. >> india hopes hopes to educate about 500 million young people in the next 15 to 20 years. that will be the biggest experiment in access to higher education at that level. >> reporter: but a slide show, only showcased the most recent deals. >> from 2005 until now, our exports increased by 70% to india. that's service%. -- 70%. i dare you to find another opportunity or market that has been as beneficial to our businesses. >> reporter: meaning more getaways to annapolis are likely. >> now, according to the state department, maryland's trade delegation did more to drum up businesses than most other states. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. in the years since the baltimore teachers union ratified a contract, hailed as
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revolutionary. has it lived up to expectations? maryland is living up to its reputation as a state which is trying to catch you on speed cameras every opportunity it gets. for these stories and more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. and remember, you can look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. fedex say its expects to have its busiest day ever today, with projected 17 million packages shipped globally. the company has added 20,000 seasonal positions to handle the volume. fedex is also offering additional shiftses to employees around the country. -- shifts to employees. volume has grown since 2005. in tonight's healthwatch report, new research could reveal that children could have autism at an early age. randall pinkston reports from new york. it has to do with eye blinking.
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>> reporter: mike and laura chavalino have their hands full with 7-year-old triplets. two. them, michael and francesca, have autism. like most kids with the disorder, both have trouble identifying emotions in others. they're more likely to focus on objects. >> there's a difference in the way they focus, when compared to my son, who doesn't have autism. and there's a difference in what they're focused on and what they're interested in. >> reporter: now, scientists believe the blink of an eye may help explain why. >> the less a child blinks, the more they are paying attention to what is happening. >> reporter: researchers track the blink rate of children watching a video of kids playing. the rates for typical children slow down, while autistic children blinked normally. that changed when autistic children spotted something moving. >> they stopped blinking when they were looking at objects and objects in motion. >> reporter: new research says this could help develop
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improved therapies. >> reporter: what this research givers us is a new tool for essentially understanding what might be capturing the attention of children with autism. >> reporter: knowing what interests autistic children could eventually help doctors identify and treat those with the disorder earlier. >> reporter: therapy is incredibly important. children who receive early intervention for symptoms of autism are reported to have the greatest gains and functions. >> reporter: the new study gives the chavalinos a better understanding of how michael and francesca see the world. >> reporter: randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> researchers say the future studies will use blink rates to test new therapy techniques. still to come on wjz eyewitness news. santa delivers a homecoming, two young girls will never forget. see a heartwarming reunion? the latest on a possible motive. i'm bok bob turk. the first warning weather center. milder days headed our way this week. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast.
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hollywood is clinging to life tonight, in a shooting caught on tape. >> oh, my god. are you all right? >> john ader bury was shot. the gunman was seen shooting randomly at passing cars before he was killed in a shootout with police. the gunman's former girlfriend said he was distraught because they had just broken up. witnesses say five men and one female victim were hit by a subaru, going roughly 16 miles per hour. and the car is considered a total loss. the victims were reportedly hit after leaving a bar as it was closing. police say alcohol may have been a factor. santa makes two little girls' christmas wishes come true in kentucky. >> daddy? >> is that what you want for christmas? are you sure? okay. >> the girls wanted, as you heard, just one thing this year, their dad. there he is. their father, sergeant tommy
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nel finished his fifth development overseas and deployment in afghanistan, just in time for the holidays. he went to his daughters' elementary school and delivered a successful surprise. >> look at the look on their faces. that's great. >> not a dry eye. scott pele has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. pollution in china is actually changing the weather here in the united states. we'll have that story tonight on the cbs evening news. >> thanks, scott. here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,
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a cool december evening across the region. live look outside. here's the rest of the week looking? -- bob is updating this. >> there is a warmup headed this way. for you folks stuck in that cold winter weather. frosty again. and then warming up with sunshine, in the low 50s, upper 40s in the afternoon. the next five days, the only cool day, or normal day would be saturday. otherwise, 54. 61. maybe a shower or two on thursday, as that warmer air moves in. then a little cooler, 53 on
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friday. but look at that. 44/26. that's normal as we start the weekend with partly cloudy skies. denise? >> thank you, bob. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. the ravens' quest could receive a boost from john harbaugh's brother. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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getting closer to play-off excitement. mark is live at the ravens complex, with the wjz the fan sports report. hello, mark. >> how are you doing, denise? four wins in a row. and the ravens are looking forward to the big win after the colts justice. the 10-3 ravens will head west to play san diego next sunday. meanwhile, the 10-3 pittsburgh steelers will be playing in san francisco. now, california is the place to be for this. the ravens certainly concentrating on beating the chargers. but baltimore also has an interest in how the steelers fair. and ravens coach john harbaugh is hoping his brother jim and the niners can knock off
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pittsburgh one week from tonight. the ravens have beaten them twice this year. and i asked john harbaugh today, if he may have game-plan discussions with his brother to help see to it that san francisco beats the ravens' rivals. >> the truth is, coaches do that around the league, based on best interest and things like that. i know a lot of coaches spend time talking about us, before they do this. it's not really our game, not our concern. the truth of the matter is, that should not be a story. it really shouldn't. the story is us going out and playing san diego. and injury news for the ravens. wjz f.m., 105.7, the fan. first, a report today that ravens' cornerback, lardarius webb suffered a an injury. coach harbaugh would not address the specifics of that
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issue today. but he did intimate that webb should play since he did play yesterday. let's get to other nfl news. a couple of coaches were fired. todd haley let go by the kansas city chiefs before he could finish their third season as head coach. haley led casey to the division title a year ago. and this year has been a disappointment with a 5-8 record that included a blowout loss to the jets yesterday. romeo critical conditionle replaces haley as kansas city's interim head coach. also today, miami fired coach tony sparrano, in the midst of a fifth straight losing season. dolphins' record is 4-9. assistant todd bowls replaces sparrano as head coach. all-star nba guard, chris paul remains in trade limbo. the new orleans hornet attempted to deal him. but the trade again has fallen
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through. the latest was a deal to send paul to the l.a. clippers, which was thought to be agreed to. but then the clippers pulled out of the deal late this afternoon. last week, a trade of the l.a. lakers fell through. let's talk college hoops. fang mitchell took his eagles on the road. not aprovide of the big boys. and they hung with the illini. michael harper with the steal and stuff. copcoppin down by 2. with seven minutes left in regulation. but illinois closed out the game with the scoring run. illinois wins it, 80-63, to beat it. coppin now 3-6. finally, the return of a hockey star as they get on hold. star crosby out again, with the return of concussion symptoms. the former mvp set out nearly a year with complications from head injuries. he played just eight games this year, before his latest setback. crosby's return is indefinite
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at this time. more coming up tonight at 11:00, back to you for now. >> thank you, mark. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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don't miss the cbs primetime lineup. followed, of course, by eyewitness news at 11:00. wiener dogs, raised on ice in tulsa, oklahoma. the little dachshunds participated in a running race across the ice for winter fest event. prizes were given for the most creative and for the cutest costumes. they don't know where the finish line is. all proceeds went to the animal rescue foundation. >> i have it on good authority, they hate being called wiener dogs. that's it for us tonight. see you at 11:00. >> see you on -- thank you ,,
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